Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

The Eastern Partnership Journalistic Prize

Reporters Foundation in Warsaw and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland invite to participate in a unique and extraordinary contest for reporters, The Eastern Partnership Journalistic Prize. If you are a journalist from one of the countries of Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) and you feel you are devoted to the issues of democracy, human rights, the fight against abuse of power, if you think that the rapprochement with the European Union is the right path to development, and also believe in the journalistic sense of mission then announce your candidacy and take part in the competition.

You can win a grand prize of 10.000 PLN (about 2.400 euro) or two awards of 5.000. PLN (about 1.200 euros). Work in any genre should be sent together with a translation into Russian or English by e-mail: or The deadline is 31st October 2011.

The Institute of Public Affairs has become a Honorary Patron of the contest. In early November, the finalists will be selected. They will be invited to the grand finale held in Poland, 24-25 November 2011. Preferred subjects include: investigative journalism, human rights and combating discrimination, democracy and civil society, the cooperation of the region with the European Union.

The work must meet the criteria of journalistic material in one of the main species (press, radio, television, internet) and must be published in the public domain in any medium or after 1st January 2011.

More information and competition rules

Project funded by the European UnionEU